WORKSHOPS/ SEMINAR/EDUCATIONAL TRIPS/CAMPS

Since time immemorial, the teaching-learning process has encountered numerous challenges ever since its introduction in schools, with continuous changes in pedagogies, techniques and textbook contents over the years. It becomes imperative, therefore, to identify the problem areas, discover the most appropriate technique to impart the intricacies to the students and continuously strive for upgrading one’s skills in this field. In addition, the teacher also needs to acquire in-depth understanding of the behavioural, psychological and attitudinal problems associated with children.

A number of workshops as enumerated below, are organized on a regular basis to keep teachers in cognizance with the latest developments in scholastic and co-scholastic spheres.

1. CBSE Workshops: Our teachers attend workshops organized by CBSE in and outside the school campus.

2. DPS Society workshops- On teaching methodology in various subjects which are held at HRD Centre DPS Dwarka New Delhi.

3. Conduction of interactive sessions by resource persons invited by the school

4. In House workshops: For the purpose of enabling interaction and sharing of knowledge, ideas and opinions, in-house workshops are organized by the school from time to time.

2016-17

The following Workshops/ Seminar/Educational Trips/Camps were held in session 2016-17

I. Mrs.Megha Sharma and Mrs. Swati Saini attended Teacher Training Program on Financial Market Management conducted by CBSE in association with National Stock Exchange from April 18 to April 23, 2016.

II. Regional Conference of school teachers was organizes by ICTRC New Delhi in association with DPS Ranipur on April 30, 2016. The Resource person was Dr. V. S. Ravindran, Director General, ICTRC New Delhi.

III. A workshop on “Climate Change” was organised by All India Women's Conference, Haridwar on June 28, 2016. Dr.Prakash Chandra Joshi (Prof.-GurukulKangri University, Haridwar), Mr.N.G. Srivastava (DGM- PCRI, Haridwar) and Dr.Namita Joshi (Prof.- GurukulKangri University, Haridwar) were the resource person for this conference.

IV. Ms NamitaJohri (Vice Principal Academics) attended the Professional Development in Educational Development (PDEM) at HRD Centre, Dwarka, New Delhi from July 18, 2016 to July 23, 2016 and November 10, 2016 to November 12, 2016.

V. A career counseling session was held on August 6, 2016 for class XII students. Career Architect Mr. Manuj Mittal, alumnus IIM Calcutta counseled the students for choosing a right career.

VI. Mr.Yatin Kumar Sharma attended the Sanskrit Language Workshop conducted by DPS Society from August 22, 2016 to August 24, 2016 at HRD Centre, Dwarka, New Delhi.

VII. An interactive workshop on “Internet of Things” was held for computer science stream students of classes XI and XII on October 20, 2016. The resource persons were Dr.Mayank Aggarwal, IBM Cloud Advisor and Mr Mani Madhukar, Cloud Partner Leader at IBM India Pvt. Ltd.

VIII. One day Industrial exposure programme for computer science stream students of class XII to one of the well-known IT company of Uttarakhand“ Rubico IT Pvt Ltd Sidcul Haridwar” on October 27, 2016.

IX. A workshop on Phonetics was organised by the English Department on November 19,2016 for the teachers of English in and around Haridwar. The resource person was Mrs.Leena Kapoor.

X. Special Assembly Tribute to Indian Soldiers on November 22, 2016. Guest of Honour- Indian Naval Officer Sub Lieutenant SagarGupta (2011 Batch, DPS Ranipur)

XI. An interactive session on trading in shares and securities was held for students on December 3, 2016 (Saturday) for students of Capital Market and Derivatives Market (XI &XII). The resource person wasMr. Mayank from ShareKhan Securities Ltd.

XII. Art department DPS RANIPUR organized an “Inter school on the spot painting competition“ ,to celebrate the birthday ofKala-Guru Nandlal Bose on December 3, 2016.The topic was ‘ NamamiGange’.

XIII. A workshop for parents of class IX was held on ‘Positive Parenting On Adolescent Related Issues’ on December 18, 2016 (Sunday) in the school. Ms. Jasmine Arora&Ms. Tanya Tayal from Fortis HealthCare, Noida , conducted this workshop.

XIV. A students’ workshop on effective ways of dealing with Exam Anxiety for classes VI TO X was conducted on December 19, 2016 by Ms. Tanya Tayal&Ms. Jasmine Arora, Resource Persons from Fortis HealthCare, Noida.

XV. Teachers’ workshop on ‘GENDER SENSITIVITY’ organised by Central Board of Secondary Education, on December 24, 2016 at Convention Hall, Shivedale School, Laksar Road, Jagjeetpur, Haridwar. Four teachers of our school Mr Lalit Bhutani,Ms. Manisha Sharma, Dr. Manoj Kumar and Mr. Naveen Kumar attended the workshop.

XVI. A workshop on the topic ‘Effective Teaching of Grammar’ was organized on January 21, 2017 in Language Lab Senior Wing where the resource person was Ms. Payal Malhotra, a professional trainer and consultant from Scholastic India.

XVII. A workshop on “Computer a subject or A Tool “was organized by Kips Publishing World on January 21, 017. The Resource person was Mr. Kapil Sharma, Western UP Area Manager and Mr. Naman Kamboj, Area Manager Uttarakhand working in Kips.

XVIII. Mr.A.N.Das attended the ‘Seminar in Commerce conducted by CEM, DPS Society. New Delhi at DPS Jodhpur from February 19, 2017 to February 23, 2017.

XIX. 10th All India Contemporary Art Exhibition-2017 was held on February 09, 2017. A total of 160 works of 80 artistes sent their works. The following were selected for award which was given by They were felicitated by Mr. I.J.S.Sandu, PVC,DPS Ranipur.

a. Untitled by Ms.Archana Rani, Meerut

b. Blockage of Mind by Ms.ArchanaThareja, Panipat

c. Life of Lord Buddha byMs.ChitraSingh,Greater Noida

d. Natural Truth, Mr.Nikunj Bihari Das, Balasore

e. Landscape –I by Mr.O P Sharma,Jammu

f. Prakriti Devi by Ms.PoojaPawar,Haridwar

g. Saheli, by Ms.Pratima Singh,Kaushambi

h. Journey of imagination by Mr.RajeevSemwal, Delhi

i. No Any Time Of Game By Mr.Sadaram, Rohtak

j. Devotion by Mr.Vinod Ranjan, DPS Ranchi.

k. Radha and Krishna by Mr.V.S.Rahi, New Delhi got Anand Gupta Memorial Award ( Rs. 10,000)

XX. Workshop on ‘Waste management and Kinds of waste’ was organized for the students. Resource person was Mr. Kapil Sharma, Corporate Skills Academy.

XXI. A trip to FRI (Forest Research Institute) Dehradun was organized for the students of Class XII-F on November 16, 2016 by Biology Department of DPS Ranipur.

XXII. Social Science department organized a one day trip to Shantikunj on November 19, 2016 for the students of History and Geography of classes XI and XII.

XXIII. A tour to the United Kingdom was organized from June 21, 2016 to June 28, 2016 for students to enrich their knowledge beyond classroom teaching learning process. A group of 17 students led by 2 teachersMr. Sant Sharma and Mrs. ShikhaTomar went to explore the iconic place, London.

XXIV. Mr Kamal Chamoli attended Physical Education Teachers’ Conclave 2017 on ‘equilibrium between Sports and Study’ at DPS Society, HRD centre, Dwarka, New Delhi from March 17 to March 18, 2017.